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Meta-list: Cat's List of Lists

by Catherine Krummey
Here are 6,353 films on 1,135 lists (and both numbers are growing). Most of those films are on more than one list. For my Director lists, go here: Auteurism defined (I had to separate them out because I apparently reached the word/character limit for a list description.) Actors (in alphabetical order by last name) Woody Allen Hayley Atwell Javier Bardem Drew Barrymore Ingrid Bergman Cate Blanchett Emily Blunt Humphrey Bogart Helena Bonham Carter Adrien Brody Michael Caine Jim Carrey Charlie Chaplin George Clooney Joan Crawford Penélope Cruz Billy Crystal Benedict Cumberbatch John Cusack Matt Damon Claire Danes Jeff Daniels Jeremy… Read more

Here are 6,353 films on 1,135 lists (and both numbers are growing). Most of those films are on more than one list.

For my Director lists, go here: Auteurism defined
(I had to separate them out because I apparently reached the word/character limit for a list description.)

Actors (in alphabetical order by last name)
Woody Allen
Hayley Atwell
Javier Bardem
Drew Barrymore
Ingrid Bergman
Cate Blanchett
Emily Blunt
Humphrey Bogart
Helena Bonham Carter
Adrien Brody
Michael Caine
Jim Carrey
Charlie Chaplin
George Clooney
Joan Crawford
Penélope Cruz
Billy Crystal
Benedict Cumberbatch
John Cusack
Matt Damon
Claire Danes
Jeff Daniels
Jeremy Davies
Bette Davis
Olivia de Havilland
Julie Delpy
Johnny Depp
Zooey Deschanel
Rosemarie DeWitt
Robert Downey Jr.
Faye Dunaway
Irene Dunne
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Colin Farrell
Michael Fassbender
Tina Fey
Colin Firth
Morgan Freeman
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Greta Garbo
Matthew Goode
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Ryan Gosling
Lauren Graham
Farley Granger
Cary Grant
Rebecca Hall
Ethan Hawke
Sally Hawkins
Audrey Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Buster Keaton
Diane Keaton
Nicole Kidman
Keira Knightley
Heath Ledger
Tony Leung Chiu Wai
Kelly Macdonald
Steve Martin
James McAvoy
Ewan McGregor
Robert Mitchum
Patricia Neal
Paul Newman
Jack Nicholson
Edward Norton
Kim Novak
Clive Owen
Lee Pace
Simon Pegg
Brad Pitt
Amy Poehler
Natalie Portman
Tyrone Power
Zachary Quinto
Christina Ricci
Sam Rockwell
Paul Rudd
Mark Ruffalo
Rosalind Russell
Winona Ryder
George Sanders
Jason Schwartzman
Adam Scott
Jason Segel
Kevin Spacey
Barbara Stanwyck
Jimmy Stewart
Meryl Streep
Jason Sudeikis
Audrey Tautou
Emma Thompson
Christopher Walken
Mia Wasikowska
Naomi Watts
Ben Whishaw
Mae Whitman
Michelle Williams
Kate Winslet

Favorites
100 Favorite Actors
100 Favorite Filmmakers
200 Favorites

Collections
Movies I Own on VHS
My Blu-Ray/DVD Collection
My Criterion Collection
My Movie Memorabilia Collection

Themed Lists (in alphabetical order)
Adding some dimension (movies I’ve seen in 3-D)
All the world’s a stage (Shakespearean adaptations)
Biblical proportions (adaptations of biblical stories)
Cat’s Canon of Rom Coms
Double takes (films I’ve seen more than once in theaters)
Get it faster (car movies)
Great expectations (adaptations where I’ve read the book and seen the movie)
Holding out for a hero (super hero films I’ve seen)
Journalism on Film
Just the two of us (great director-actor teams)
Let’s Dance
Made in The Berkshires
Meet me in St. Louis (films with STL/Missouri ties)
Once upon a time… (fairy tale-inspired films)
Penguin Crazy
Reel food
Reel lives (biopics/films based on real people/events)
Shaken, not stirred (James Bond/007 films, ranked)
Shelter from the storm (movies featuring inclement weather)
Sing it to me now (musicals, ranked)
Strings that tie to you (Music by Jon Brion)
There’s no business like show business
Up to no good (Harry Potter films, ranked)
Well-documented (documentaries, ranked)
What I need is a good defense… (crime movies, ranked)
Why don’t you grow up? (coming-of-age films)

Year Lists (in chronological order)
1878
1890s: 1890 | 1891 | 1892 | 1893 | 1894 | 1895 | 1896 | 1897 | 1898 | 1899
1900s: 1900 | 1901 | 1902 | 1903 | 1904 | 1905 | 1906 | 1907 | 1908 | 1909
1910s: 1910 | 1911 | 1912 | 1913 | 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919
1920s: 1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1924 | 1925 | 1926 | 1927 | 1928 | 1929
1930s: 1930 | 1931 | 1932 | 1933 | 1934 | 1935 | 1936 | 1937 | 1938 | 1939
1940s: 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949
1950s: 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959
1960s: 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969
1970s: 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979
1980s: 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989
1990s: 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999
2000s: 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009
2010s: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

Decade Top 10s (in chronological order)
1890s
1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s
2000s | 2010s (so far)

Century Top 10s (in chronological order)
19th Century | 20th Century | 21st Century (so far)

Monthly Watchlists (in chronological order)
2010: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
2011: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
2012: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
2013: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
2014: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
2015: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
2016: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
2017: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November

Others
Films I Really Want to See
What to Watch (movies on Netflix/Hulu/Amazon Prime I want to watch)
What came first, the movies or the misery? (movies I’ve seen at least 10 times)

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